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    Russian plane carrying 92 crashes in Black Sea; 10 dead seen
    Dec25

    Russian plane carrying 92 crashes in Black Sea; 10 dead seen

    MOSCOW : A Russian plane carrying 92 people to an air base in Syria crashed Sunday into the Black Sea minutes after taking off from the city of Sochi, Russia’s Defense Ministry said. Thousands of rescue workers were searching the undersea crash site but there appeared to be no survivors. Those on board included dozens of members of...

    War and Democracy in the Age of Trump
    Dec25

    War and Democracy in the Age of Trump

    Click here for reuse options! “This country has never experienced a commander in chief who is this unpredictable. And that surely is dangerous.” The ancient Greek historian Herodotus once observed that Persian rulers indulged the habit of getting drunk when making important decisions. When sober and sensible next morning, their custom was to...

    Celebration turns into horror as Russia plane crashes, killing 92
    Dec25

    Celebration turns into horror as Russia plane crashes, killing 92

    MOSCOW — A Russian plane headed to an air base in Syria with 92 people aboard, including members of a well-known military choir, crashed into the Black Sea on Sunday minutes after taking off from the resort city of Sochi, Russia’s Defense Ministry said. There was no indication anyone survived the crash of the Tu-154, which belonged to the...

    Russia’s hybrid war against the West
    Dec25

    Russia’s hybrid war against the West

    The United States FBI and CIA have both concluded that Russia ran a hacking and disinformation campaign aimed at influencing the US presidential election in Donald Trump’s favour. We may never know how successful Russia’s cyber operation was, but we do know that the Kremlin got the result it wanted. Time magazine was wrong to name...

    Israel to do ‘all it takes’ to emerge unharmed by UN vote
    Dec25

    Israel to do ‘all it takes’ to emerge unharmed by UN vote

    JERUSALEM — Israel pressed forward with promises of retaliation and damage control Sunday following a U.N. vote last week on an anti-settlement resolution that passed thanks to an abstention by the U.S., Israel’s close ally. Israel’s Foreign Ministry said it began summoning the ambassadors of countries who voted in favour of the...

    Israel hits back after UN settlement vote
    Dec25

    Israel hits back after UN settlement vote

    Israel yesterday summoned representatives of states that supported a UN resolution demanding it halt settlement activity, while cutting civilian co-ordination with Palestinians by way of rebuke.Ambassadors from 10 of the 14 countries that voted in favour of the resolution and have embassies in Israel – Britain, China, Russia, France, Egypt,...

    Russia M&A bucks global slowdown for bank deals
    Dec25

    Russia M&A bucks global slowdown for bank deals

    Investment banking deal volumes in Russia rose almost 50% in 2016, with domestic advisors leading the charge, but continued sanctions and the economic contraction mean the industry remained a shadow of its former self.According to Thomson Reuters data up to December 14, equity capital market (ECM) volumes in Russia have more than doubled to...

    Rabbi: UN vote won’t break true friendship between Ukraine, Israel
    Dec25

    Rabbi: UN vote won’t break true friendship between Ukraine, Israel

    “For the government of Israel it was obviously a red line, but I hope it won’t impact the relationship between Ukrainian Jews and Israel.” …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu meets with his cabinet to discuss ‘plan of action’ against U.N.
    Dec25

    Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu meets with his cabinet to discuss ‘plan of action’ against U.N.

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with his cabinet Sunday to discuss the plan of action his government will need to take against the United Nations after the international body’s security council voted last week to ban Israel from building settlements in land claimed by the Palestinians. Most have labeled the resolution...

    Read Pope Francis’ Christmas Day Prayer for Peace
    Dec25

    Read Pope Francis’ Christmas Day Prayer for Peace

    Pope Francis delivered his traditional “Urbi et Orbi” Christmas day message from the central balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican on Sunday. The Pope dedicated his message to “all peoples, especially those scarred by war and harsh conflicts that seem stronger than the yearning for peace.” He wished peace to the victims of the war...